OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SIT: Brazil, Salvador (Public Health, Race, and Human Rights)

Program Administrator: 
SIT
Country: 
Brazil
Host Institution: 

School for International Training study center

Location: 

The program is based in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia and the largest city in the Brazilian northeast. Of Salvador's 2.8 million residents, approximately 80 percent are of African descent, making Salvador an ideal base from which to explore issues of public health, community welfare, and social justice.

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Varies
Requirement: 

Previous college-level coursework in public health, development studies or related fields
A background in Portuguese, Spanish or other Romance language is strongly recommended
2.5 minimum GPA and sophomore standing

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

See the SIT website

Program Costs: 

Visit the SIT website

Academic emphasis: 
Ethnic Studies
Public Health
Sociology


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